"Roman Villa" Rabat Things to Do Tip by mickeyboy07

Rabat Things to Do: 69 reviews and 182 photos

One of the attractions in Malta from the Roman era is this Roman Villa which was found in 1881.
It is evident from the things found in the villa that the Romans enjoyed a good life here in Malta.The villa has a Doric Peristyle around a central court.The court is paved with exquisite Roman mosaics,in Roman times the villa was decorated in marble statues,some which can still be seen at the museum.The mosaics you will see at this villa are amoung some of the oldest ever found in the westrern Mediterranean along with Sicily and Pompeii.The museum was built in 1924 around the remains of the villa.
Open daily:09.00-17.00,closed on public holidays
Price:€6

Address: IL-Wesgha tal-Muzew,Rabat,Malta
Directions: Near the Howard Gardens and Mdina city walls.
Phone: +356 2145 4125
Website: http://www.maltabulb.com

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  • Written Mar 23, 2013
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